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News Archive / Tagged: Zvezda

  • Long-delayed Nauka science module finally reaches space station

    Derek RichardsonJuly 29th, 2021

    The Russian Multipurpose Laboratory Module Nauka, delayed by nearly 15 years, has finally docked with the International Space Station.

  • Cosmonauts still troubleshooting slight air leak aboard ISS

    Derek RichardsonApril 8th, 2021

    Russian cosmonauts are still working to plug a slight air leak aboard the International Space Station, which was first noticed in 2019 and located in 2020.

  • Expedition 1 and the early International Space Station

    Derek RichardsonNovember 1st, 2020

    Two decades ago, Expedition 1 arrived at the International Space Station to begin an unbroken chain of expeditions to inhabit this outpost.

  • Successful Russian spacewalk deploys nanosat – installs experiments

    Britt RawcliffeAugust 18th, 2014

    This morning at 10:02 a.m. EDT (1422 GMT) saw the start of a lengthy extra-vehicular activity or “EVA” for Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The spacewalking duo set out to deploy a nanosatellite and install another scientific experiment package. Today’s successful extravehicular activity (EVA ) went on until 3:13 […]

  • NASA Expedition 39 crew conduct successful, speedy spacewalk

    Britt RawcliffeApril 23rd, 2014

    Only three days after the International Space Station (ISS) received their supplies from SpaceX’s Dragon capsule on Easter, Expedition 39 astronauts hurried to replace a backup computer relay system today. Rick Mastracchio and Steve Swanson ventured outside to the space station’s truss at 9:56 a.m. EDT which marked the start of the spacewalk.

  • Space station cosmonauts conduct spacewalk to install external cameras

    Britt RawcliffeDecember 28th, 2013

    Only a few days after the final spacewalk to fix a faulty coolant pump, Expedition 38 cosmonauts completed another spacewalk to install photographic equipment on December 27. The spacewalk, kicked off by the duo opening the hatch of the Russian Pirs airlock at 8 a.m. EST, lasted 8 hours and 7 minutes wrapping up at […]

  • NASA Television airs launch, docking of Space Station cargo ship

    Press ReleaseNovember 23rd, 2013

    NASA Television will broadcast the Monday, Nov. 25, launch and the Friday, Nov. 29, docking of an unpiloted Russian resupply spacecraft, loaded with almost three tons of food, fuel and supplies for the six Expedition 38 crew members aboard the International Space Station.

  • ISS cosmonauts’ EVA sees Olympic Torch taken into black of space

    Jason RhianNovember 9th, 2013

    Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) cosmonauts Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy stepped outside the Pirs docking module on the International Space Station (ISS) this morning. The pair conducted a five hour, 50-minute spacewalk which served to bring the Olympic Flame to a place that the early Greeks never could have conceived when the first Olympic […]